Share page on Social Media: f Share t G+ find us on Twitter: @wssmagnews
Women's Football News
East Midlands League
Peterborough Utd preserved their seven point lead at the top of the league when they edged out Woodlands Ladies by the odd goal in nine. Donna McGuigan and Hannah Pendred each scored twice and Laura Beckett added the other. Amy Pollock, Lucy Ridley and Bradie Wild were on the scoresheet as second placed Rotherham Utd defeated Ollerton Town 3-1, whilst Mansfield Town won 4-1 away to Kettering Town thanks to Monica Bowley (2), Chloe Elphick and Chloe Foster. Kerry Stapleton netted a brace and Sophie Pickering was also on target as Leicester City Ladies won 3-2 against Loughborough Students, who replied through Meadow Barton and Nadia Sabania.
In Division One North, Chesterfield moved back into the top three when they won 5-3 away to Arnold Eagles. Chesterfield trailed to a goal by Natasha Leach at the interval but came good in the second half with five goals. Sammy Stokes levelled, then Leach's second restored home advantage only for Robyn Henton to quickly make it 2-2. Ellie Sims edged Arnold in front for a third time, Ami Buzzeo equalising, before second goals for both Henton and Stokes secured maximum points for Chesterfield.
Beaumont Park made a swift return to the top of Division One South after they beat Loughborough Foxes Vixens 3-2. Kayleigh Needham (2) and Carmelina Colangelo scored their goals, with Naomi Myhill and Leandra Whelband replying. Kim Sadler netted twice, with Gabriela Maia and Ardyn Sanderson adding the others, as Corby Town won for the first time, 4-2 against Thrapston Town.
Eastern Region League
Peterborough Northern Star have gone through to the quarter finals of the League Cup after they defeated St Ives Town 3-1. Leah Cudone, Evie Driscoll-King and Amy Magnus scored the goals for Northern Star, with Georgia Stancombe replying. Also through are Luton Town, 3-1 winners over Bowers & Pitsea thanks to a Jess McKay double and Funmi Babalola. Millwall Lionesses claimed a higher division scalp, Shannan Drewe scoring the only goal in their win against AFC Dunstable. Wroxham edged out Needham Market 4-3, thanks to braces from Lauren Bullard and Anna Larkins, whilst Jasmine Ajayi and Natasha Fensome were on target for Bedford Ladies as they won 2-1 at Newmarket Town. Royston Town beat King's Lynn Town 3-2 with goals from Amy Cooper and Emma Slater as well as an own goal, and a goal apiece from Samaira Khan, Lucy Hancock, Adrienne Milton and Sheree Oliver saw Colney Heath to a 4-1 success at Haringey Borough.
Stacey Teager and Cara Savage each scored twice, along with Tiffany Reeves and an own goal, for East Bergholt Utd in their 6-2 victory over Hoddesdon Town Owls in the League Plate. Wodson Park also progressed when a Kristina O'Connell hat-trick and Chloe-Marie Clay gave them a 4-2 win against AFC Sudbury. Leigh Ramblers meanwhile scored eight times without reply past Lawford, Georgia Holdaway hitting a hat-trick along with doubles from Rhiana Castle and Megan Downes, Connie Mashford completing the tally.
One match was played in the league, in Division One South where Hutton and Stevenage Women Development battled out a 4-4 draw. Hutton had gone into the game with a 100% record but despite a Kate Lowen brace, Abigail Fry and Vicky Kinsman, they trail leaders Millwall Lionesses by three points after Stevenage replied with a Nicole Emmings hat-trick and Sofia Carpenter goal.
London & South East League
The final round of matches in the group stages of the League Cup were played on Sunday and the last semi final place was taken by Whyteleafe after they defeated Aylesford 3-1. Mercedes Broomfield, Giorgia Dunne and Jessica Lewry scored the goals for 'Leafe, with Rebecca Barr replying. Saltdean Utd meanwhile won 1-0 against Eastbourne Town but Chloe Evans' goal was not quite enough to take her side through, and ended the hopes of their opponents. Group B concluded with Ashford Town (Middx) and Queen's Park Rangers sharing a 2-2 draw. Ashley Cheatley and Jo Wilson scored for Ashford, whilst Rangers' replies came from Joanna Blodgett and Chloe Sampson.
In the solitary league match to be played, Dartford climbed up to fourth place when they defeated Dulwich Hamlet 5-1. Emily Read scored twice for the Darts along with Isabelle Michalski, Elizabeth Adams and Danielle Harrison whilst Dulwich's consolation came from Lauren Cox.
North East League
Wallsend Boys Club lost ground on leaders Harrogate Town when they were beaten 1-0 by Farsley Celtic. Jamie-Lea Smith scored the only goal of the game to take Farsley up into third place. South Shields meanwhile ran out 5-1 winners over York City, to lift themselves into a mid-table position.
Sunderland West End further extended their lead in the Northern Division to thirteen points with a 6-2 success away to Washington Association. Allison Ferris bagged a hat-trick, Kay Mills added two and Nicole O'Hara was also on target, with Abigail Phipps and Courtney-Paige Cain replying. Alnwick Town may well be the main challengers to the runaway leaders after recording their fourth straight win, 6-0 at Boro Rangers thanks to a Michelle Stewart hat-trick, Caitlin Black (2) and Josie Foster. Sacha Millward (2), Ellie Hamilton and Taylor Hebb were the scorers as Norton & Stockton Ancients Res defeated Prudhoe Town 4-2 and Chester-le-Street Town Development won 3-0 against Consett Ladies with a goal apiece from Katrena Matheson-Morrison, Katie Ellwood and Karrie Gippert.
One game went ahead in the Southern Division and it resulted in a change of leadership, Wakefield Trinity taking over at the top after Danielle Biglin and Emily Heckler gave them a 2-1 victory over Hepworth Utd, whose consolation came from Renata Feherova.
North West League
The league programme gave way this week for the First Round of the Argyle Sports Cup and holders FC United of Manchester went safely through with a 3-1 victory over Northwich Vixens. League leaders Tranmere Rovers' passage was a lot more emphatic, at the expense of Leigh RMI. Curzon Ashton were the only lower division team on the day to eliminate a Premier Division side and did so in style, beating Wigan Athletic 7-2. Merseyrail Ladies and Manchester Stingers progressed past Division One South opponents but both were given a hard match before emerging as 3-1 and 2-0 winners against Didsbury Ladies and Chester FC Ladies respectively.
The rest of the Cup matches were affected by the weather and most are set to be played this coming Sunday.
South West League
Wootton Bassett Town bounced back from defeat seven days previously to beat Torquay Utd 5-0 and go four points clear at the top of the Premier Division. Grace Eagles and Hayley Huckin each scored twice and Laura Jefferies was also on target. Portishead Town move into second place after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Bideford, Rohana Little giving Bideford a first half lead and Portishead replying through Ruby Lowe. Emily Crook bagged a brace, with Amber Guy-Kemp and Kayleigh Riley adding the others as Bishop's Lydeard won 4-3 against Middlezoy Rovers, for whom Chloe Snook hit a hat-trick but ended up on the losing side.
The top two in the Northern Division did not play because of the weather and Bristol Ladies Union took full advantage to move into the top three with a sixteen goal blast against Downend Flyers. Hannah Price led the scoring with a six-goal haul whilst Ellie Preece and Sophie Price both hit hat-tricks. Anna Fraser weighed in with a double and there was one apiece from Henna Butcher and Lilly Farr. Weston Mendip meanwhile were 9-2 winners over Weston-super-Mare in their local derby match, to lift themselves back into mid-table. Amy Clark had a great day in front of goal, scoring seven times in all, with Natasha Crew and Katie Sharkey adding the others.
Things remain close at the top of the Eastern Division with Swindon Spitfires holding onto the leadership after they won 5-3 away to Laverstock & Ford. Claire Moreton bagged a hat-trick for the Spitfires along with others from Jasmine Hindon and Laura Stallard, whilst Evie Bell, Laura Golden and Sheridan Palk replied for the home side. Six different players got on the scoresheet as Frome Town defeated Swindon Supermarine 6-0 to keep pace with the leaders; Mary Brant, Steph Isaacson, Enna Christmas, Ella McGregor, Freya Mist and Keira-Leigh Underhill all netted a goal apiece. Sherborne Town remain unbeaten in third but were held to a 3-3 draw by Pen Mill, who scored through Megan Gratton (2) and Rebecca Roberts. Katie Paul, Jemma Tewkesbury and Olivia Watts were the markswomen for Sherborne. Despite a goal from Natalie Goodright, Swindon Town Development lost ground as they were beaten 2-1 by Forest Green Rovers, for whom Beth Edwards and Holly Thomas were on target.
One match managed to survive the weather in the Western Division, Feniton defeating St Agnes 5-1 to go level on points at the top with their opponents and Plymouth Argyle Development. Kate Finch, Brittany Harris, Nia Owen, Gemma Aspinall and Stef Churchill-Matthews were all on the scoresheet for Feniton whilst St Agnes, who would have gone top had they avoided defeat, netted a consolation through Mollie Dring.
Southern Region League
AFC Bournemouth CST recovered from their first reverse of the season seven days earlier to win 5-1 away to Woodley Utd and preserve their lead of two points in the Premier Division. Katie Kingshott and Rosie Eden each scored twice for the Cherries, whose other goal came from Abby Jones. Abingdon Utd stay on their heels after Beth Hawtin and Karima Elouath gave them a 2-1 win over Ascot Utd, whose reply came from Emma Hutton. Moneyfields meanwhile remain in third following their seventh straight victory, 3-1 against Oxford City in which Sophie Kingsley-Cabell, Katie Shorter and Krystal Whyte all scored. Wycombe Wanderers leapfrogged above Newbury Ladies into fifth place after beating them 7-1, Tara Woodward and Chante Inniss each netting twice, with one apiece from Charlotte Bagshaw, Samantha Jackson and Bobby Lynch.
Abingdon Town have opened up a lead of five points in Division One following their 3-0 win away to New Milton Town, courtesy of a goal each from Elisha Cox, Cecile Deer and Sulie Turner. Keeley Fitzgerald (2), Samantha Hide and Kathryn Littleboy were the scorers for Eastleigh as they won 4-1 at Southampton Women Res to go second, ahead of Abbey Rangers who were beaten for the second successive week, 2-0 by Wycombe Wanderers Development with Chloe Ball netting both goals. Helen Corbin netted four times, with Jade Hockey adding the other, as AFC Bournemouth Development ran out 5-1 winners over Alton Ladies and Bournemouth Sports defeated Tilehurst Panthers 4-1 with strikes from Justine Mosley (2), Sarah Plummer and Hollie Shaw.
West Midlands League
Redditch Utd now head the Premier Division by ten points following their 7-1 victory over Worcester City. Katie Ross-Baker was on target twice along with Jade Guppy, Annie Highway, Lyndsey Ross-Baker, Leah Williams and Cheyanne Jarvis. Sutton Coldfield Town have moved into second after scoring six times without reply past Knowle, four of which came from Niamh Deasy with Alison Forbes and Abbie Hyland adding the others. Catherine Harris, Hayley Wilford and Demi Walker accounted for the goals as Solihull Ladies Utd won 3-0 away to Lye Town and Kidsgrove Athletic beat Coundon Court 2-0 thanks to Natasha Lawrence and Keeley Shorthouse.
It was a day of huge victories in Division One South, leaders Stourbridge getting in on the act as eighteen goals saw them run up victory number twelve against Leamington Lions. Kidderminster Harriers went three better against Sedgley & Gornal Utd, eleven of which were scored by Dani Selmes. Molly Maguire, Sophie Richards and Bailey-Raine Hodge all netted braces and the total was rounded off by Hannah Ashman, Kirstie Bavington, Kirsty Roberts and Channelle Mason. Third placed Cookley Sports lost ground when they went down 3-0 to Rugby Town, for whom Chloe Debaes hit a hat-trick.
Women's Soccer Scene Media ©
on mobile wssNews.co.uk
Women's Sport Search
|Total page reads:|